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Alphabet is finally taking the driver out of some of its driverless cars

It’s limited to an experiment in Phoenix, but this move marks the beginnings of Waymo’s driverless future.<p>After almost a decade, Google’s parent company Alphabet is getting closer to fulfilling its promise of rolling out cars that can take anyone anywhere without a driver behind the …

Waymo

Cryptocurrency Wallet Firm Faces More Problems After July Hack

In July, one cryptocurrency company’s coding error helped hackers steal $30 million of the world’s second most valuable digital coin. Now, that …

Olympus made $1,500 open-source smart glasses

Olympus is reviving the EyeTrek brand it used at the turn of the century to sell a series of head-mounted displays that were as ahead of their time as they were problematic. But the company isn’t creating a new set of TV glasses, at least not yet. Instead, the newest EyeTrek — the Insight EI-10 — …

On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters

It was a typical night in Staci Burns’s house outside Fort Wayne, Ind. She was cooking dinner while her 3-year-old son, Isaac, watched videos on the YouTube Kids app on an iPad. Suddenly he cried out, “Mommy, the monster scares me!”<p>When Ms. Burns walked over, Isaac was watching a video featuring …

Internet

YouTube's Quest to Make TV Work Everywhere

Neil Cormican has spent his career trying to fix the interface on your TV. Before he was the head of design at YouTube TV, Cormican worked on program …

Smart TV

The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”

It’s a Wednesday morning in the IDEO San Francisco studio. Bright sunshine reflects off the Bay and through the floor-to-ceiling windows. But in the project space, the mood is darker.<p>The team is on week five of their project. They’ve been conducting tons of human-centered interviews and broad …

Creativity

Installing OpenVPN on AWS

OpenVPN is open source software that implements VPN and is used for creating peer-to-peer connections. OpenVPN is more than 16 years old — the first …

Uber AI Labs releases a programming language, its first public project

Uber is sharing the fruits of its research into self-driving cars and artificial intelligence in general, releasing a new programming language called …

The Cloud, Then and Now (Infographic)

How the breakthrough idea of remote storage has quietly transformed the internet as we know it.<p>1 min read<p>Dropbox launched its cloud storage service in 2007, and the internet's transformations since then have redefined how everyone from students to government agencies store, process and create on …

Amazon Web Services

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while it’s hitting you in the face. In a sense, that’s the challenge of analyzing streaming data, which …

The internet of things is great for chipmakers and a challenge for Intel

As chipmakers realize the power and increasing amount of silicon is inside our connected devices they are racing to own as much of the market as …

Google's modular phones: hot-swapping batteries is just the beginning

Google teased us with a behind-the-scenes look at Project Ara's progress last week, and now it's giving would-be module makers some meat to dig into with its new Module Developers Kit. As the name implies, this release really isn't meant for laymen: it's a set of guidelines for how those bits …

22 Million Amazon Echo Smart Speakers To Be Sold In 2017, Driving US Smart Home Adoption

Driven by the rapidly growing adoption of smart speakers, the installed base of smart home devices in the U.S. will reach 244 million in 2022, up from 24 million in 2016, according to a new Forrester Research forecast. Amazon sold over 11 million Amazon Echo devices in 2016, and Forrester expects …

Tile, the Mini Tracking Device for Your Personal Items, Raises $13M

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lojack and OnStar make it easy to find a car that’s been lost -- either forgotten in a crowded parking garage or stolen from the street -- but what about everything else? Enter Tile, a small, square tracking device that can be …

Startups

Prism Coffee Table by Maurie Novak

The Prism Table is an interesting table by Maurie Novak that unites design with art.<p>The stainless steel frame of the table has 200 holes drilled into …

Furniture

Moon Ji Bang installs a field of mushroom-shaped balloons outside a Seoul museum

Visitors to Korea's National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art can now frolic over and amongst a field of mushroom-shaped inflatables based on …

Sun Rising Lamp Inspired by a New Year Tradition

Sun Rising Lamp is a peaceful creation from Japanese design firm, h220430. In Japan, it’s a tradition for people to worship at sunrise on the …

Haack Table

CH first spoke with Costa Mesa native, Sean Woolsey back in early 2012 when we discovered his pipe lamps, sheet metal paintings and love of the outdoors on Instagram. After three years, the artist and self-taught furniture maker has decided to create mini-production runs of his favorite pieces, …

Articles about desk typography font based open office plan on Dwell.com - Dwell

French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.<p>Ever ask yourself, "Is that Arial or Helvetica?" (Or for type snobs, "Is that Helvetica or Helvetica Neue?") Then WhatTheFont may...<p>As we wrap up 2015, we take a look at the latest trends that are …

For Minority-Report-like Interface, Just Add Water. Or Actually, Fog

I'm definitely among those who have been waiting for Minority Report-like gesturing to become a reality. While light beams on desks and walls seems …

Pot Looks Psychedelic Under The Microscope, Dude

Woah, dude. A new ebook shows pot in a whole new light, and it’s up close and personal.<p><i>Cannabis Under The Microscope: A Visual Exploration of Medicinal Sativa and C. Indica</i> features 170 different images of every stoner’s favorite herbal medicine in macro.<p>Mysteriously un-Google-able author Ford …

Cannabis

NASA sending Google's Project Tango smartphone to space to improve flying robots

An experimental NASA robot could get a big upgrade thanks to Google. The two parties have been working together to integrate Google's Project Tango smartphone prototype — which can detect and map the world around it using a series of sensors — onto NASA's SPHERES — brightly colored, …

[커버 스토리] 그들이 야구장으로 간 까닭

‘시간은 돈이다.’ 여기서 시간은 일하는 시간만을 의미하지 않습니다. 노는 시간에도 그대로 적용됩니다. 원시시대의 시간이란 공기처럼 어디에나 있는 흔한 것이었죠. 하지만 현대사회에선 다릅니다 돈을 주고 사야할 만큼 희소하고 귀해졌습니다. 그렇다보니 가치있게 시간을 …

Is it a Toy, a Sculpture, or a Radiator?

You guys, this almost looks like a riding toy for your tot, doesn’t it? But, in fact, it’s a portable electric radiator designed by Satyendra Pakhalé …